wafer capacity, semicondcutor companies

Five Semiconductor Companies Hold 53 percent of Global Wafer Capacity

Only five semiconductor companies hold 53 percent of total global wafer capacity, according to IC Insights. In 2019, each company had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month. In contrast, the top five capacity leaders in 2009 held 36 percent of worldwide capacity. Capacity at other semiconductor leaders, including Intel (817K wafers/month), UMC…

Low Volume, High-Reliability Distributor Weighs in on Virus Impact

Editor’s note: The coronavirus outbreak is impacting companies across the globe. Here’s what one UK distributor is experiencing. What kind of impact is coronavirus having on smaller companies around the world? Here’s one view from an electronics components distributor supplying high-reliability components While we hear much about the impact of coronavirus on the larger companies…

Mouser Signs Global Agreement With Kontron

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, announces a global distribution agreement with Kontron, a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT)/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT) and a Premier Member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance. Through the agreement, Mouser offers a range of Kontron computer-on-modules (COMs), including COM…